We’re hearing for the first time from the sick teenager at the center of a custody battle with the state of Massachusetts. Justina Pelletier was placed under state care over a year ago during a dispute between her family and officials over her medical diagnosis.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick initially refused to release any record about what sort of public assistance the Boston Marathon suspects were receiving given laws surrounding privacy rights. He’s changed his position slightly, saying that anything that can be released will be.
The city of Boston on Monday afternoon at 2:50 p.m. ET marked the one-week anniversary since the marathon bombing rocked the city, and the nation.
In a press conference in Watertown, Massachusetts, Col. Timothy Alben from the Mass. State Police said police have not apprehended the suspect in the Boston bombings.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said he visited a young woman named Victoria, who is a Northeastern University student. She suffered a serious shrapnel wound in her leg during the first Boston Marathon blast.
Earlier today, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick began an FBI news conference in Boston by detailing the latest information on the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon and extending his heartfelt condolences to those affected by the bombings.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick confirmed during a press conference that there are over 100 people injured from the Boston Marathon bombings. Federal, state and local law enforcement are working together and the FBI has taken charge of the investigation.
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said at least three people have died. He stressed that police do not have a "person of interest."